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Population (year 2000): 10,764. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,384 (-3.5% change)
Males: 5,160 (47.9%), Females: 5,604 (52.1%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 36.8 years
Median household income: $84,772 (year 2000)
Median house value: $205,600 (year 2000)

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Races in East Grand Rapids:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.5%)
  • Black (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (26.3%), Irish (20.1%), English (19.1%), Dutch (16.6%), Polish (6.7%), French (4.9%).

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Elevation: 756 feet

Land area: 2.9 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in East Grand Rapids

  • High school or higher: 99.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 71.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 33.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Grand Rapids city

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 68.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

3.1% Foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.7% Asia, 0.4% North America, 0.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+0.1%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapids, MI Grand (3.4 miles pop. 197,800).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Wayne, IN Fort (133.3 miles pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (161.3 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rapids, MI Grand (3.4 miles MI Kentwood, (4.3 miles MI (6.5 miles Northview, MI Wyoming, (6.8 miles Park, MI (8.1 miles Comstock Hills, MI (8.2 miles Forest MI (8.3 miles Cutlerville, MI (9.7 miles Walker,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 7 buildings, average cost: $229,100
  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $308,300
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $260,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $275,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $385,600
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $297,800
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $428,600
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $427,100
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $331,700
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $440,800

Latitude: 42.94 N, Longitude: 85.61 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 616


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (29.3%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (15.8%), Manufacturing (13.2%), Retail trade (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,384 (-12.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 750 (14.0%)


 

Crime in East Grand Rapids by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 9.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 1 1 1 0
    per 100,000 9.3 9.3 9.3 9.3 0.0
Robberies 2 0 0 3 0
    per 100,000 18.6 0.0 0.0 27.9 0.0
Assaults 8 1 8 0 4
    per 100,000 74.3 9.3 74.3 0.0 37.2
Burglaries 56 48 27 44 52
    per 100,000 520.3 445.9 250.8 408.8 483.1
Thefts 142 91 95 132 124
    per 100,000 1319.2 845.4 882.6 1226.3 1152.0
Auto thefts 6 4 5 5 3
    per 100,000 55.7 37.2 46.5 46.5 27.9
127.1 73.6 75.2 93.5 89.6


Average climate in East Grand Rapids, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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East Grand Rapids-area historical tornado activity is near Michigan state average. It is 23% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 35.1 miles away from the East Grand Rapids city center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 142 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Tom Pantlind - College basketball player (Central Michigan Chippewas).


Hospitals/medical centers near East Grand Rapids:
  • METROPOLITIAN HOSPITAL (about 1 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
  • MARY FREE BED HOSPTIAL (about 4 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
  • SAINT MARY'S MERCY MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to East Grand Rapids:
  • GERALD R. FORD INTERNATIONAL (about 9 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; ID: GRR)
  • MUSKEGON COUNTY (about 46 miles; MUSKEGON, MI; ID: MKG)
  • KALAMAZOO/BATTLE CREEK INTERNATIONAL (about 50 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; ID: AZO)
Other public-use airports nearest to East Grand Rapids:
  • SOMERVILLE (about 9 miles; ADA, MI; ID: 34I)
  • PAUL C. MILLER-SPARTA (about 13 miles; SPARTA, MI; ID: 8D4)
  • RIVERVIEW (about 14 miles; JENISON, MI; ID: 08C)

Amtrak stations near East Grand Rapids:
  • 5 miles: GRAND RAPIDS (MARKET & WEALTHY STS.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: ROCKFORD (39 S. MAIN ST.) - Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 8 $25,018 $37,527 5 $3,952
Water Supply 1 $3,104 $37,248 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 3 $9,547 $38,188 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 28 $135,984 $58,278 0 $0
Police - Other 3 $7,590 $30,360 15 $3,877
Firefighters 0 $0   1 $658
Financial Administration 6 $22,094 $44,188 2 $3,403
Other Government Administration 3 $14,818 $59,272 0 $0
Streets and Highways 17 $56,594 $39,948 5 $4,654
Solid Waste Management 1 $2,637 $31,644 0 $0
Sewerage 4 $13,521 $40,563 0 $0
Totals for Government 74 $290,906 $47,173 28 $16,543


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Grand Rapids:
  • AQUINAS COLLEGE (about 1 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,022)
  • GRAND RAPIDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; FT enrollment: 7,590)
  • CALVIN COLLEGE (about 5 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; FT enrollment: 4,148)
  • GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; ALLENDALE, MI; FT enrollment: 15,124)
  • HOPE COLLEGE (about 37 miles; HOLLAND, MI; FT enrollment: 2,918)
  • MUSKEGON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; MUSKEGON, MI; FT enrollment: 2,365)
  • KALAMAZOO VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 47 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; FT enrollment: 5,017)
Public high school in East Grand Rapids:
  • EAST GRAND RAPIDS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 971; Location: 2211 LAKE DRIVE SE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in East Grand Rapids:
  • EAST GRAND RAPIDS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 689; Location: 2425 LAKE DRIVE SE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LAKESIDE SCHOOL (Students: 434; Location: 2325 HALL STREET SE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WEALTHY SCHOOL (Students: 397; Location: 1961 LAKE DRIVE SE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BRETON DOWNS SCHOOL (Students: 393; Location: 2500 BOSTON SE; Grades: KG - 05)

Lakes: Reeds Lake (A), Fisk Lake (B).

Park in East Grand Rapids: Remington Park (1).


East Grand Rapids compared to Michigan state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in East Grand Rapids:
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNWZ (1410 AM; 1 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WGVU (1480 AM; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY B OF C)
  • WJNZ (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GOODRICH RADIO, LLC)
  • WMJH (810 AM; daytime; 4 kW; ROCKFORD, MI)
  • WTKG (1230 AM; 1 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBBL (1340 AM; 1 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFUR (1570 AM; 1 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: LANSER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WYGR (1530 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WYOMING, MI; Owner: WYGR BROADCASTING)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Grand Rapids:
  • WBLU-FM (88.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: BLUE LAKE FINE ARTS CAMP)
  • WAYG (89.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFUR-FM (102.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: FURNITURE CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBFX (101.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLHT-FM (95.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WFGR (98.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WLAV-FM (96.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGRD-FM (97.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCSG (91.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY.)
  • WYCE (88.1 FM; WYOMING, MI; Owner: GRAND RAPIDS CABLE ACCESS CENTER)
  • WTRV (100.5 FM; WALKER, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WODJ (107.3 FM; GREENVILLE, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVTI (96.1 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZUU (92.3 FM; ALLEGAN, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W214AY (90.7 FM; WALKER, MI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WKLQ (94.5 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGNB (89.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)

TV broadcast stations around East Grand Rapids:
  • WOGC-CA (Channel 25; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUHQ-LP (Channel 29; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WOLP-CA (Channel 27; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOHO-CA (Channel 33; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • W19BA (Channel 19; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W44BQ (Channel 44; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • WXSP-CA (Channel 15; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGVU-TV (Channel 35; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W48CL (Channel 48; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WZZM-TV (Channel 13; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS CORP. OF OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)

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